Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Mrs. Bartlett International wins state title  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Suburban Life PublicationsNaida was diagnosed with a form of the disease called Wegener's granulomatosis in 1983. Symptoms include a fever, weakness and breathing problems. ...

Dynavax Technologies Corp. - Awaiting A New Beginning  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
RTT NewsHeplisav has been on clinical hold since last March after a single case of Wegener's granulomatosis was reported in a phase III healthy adult study

Blood vessel condition serious, treatable  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
Daytona Beach News-JournalWith his accurate diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis, Mr. Jones was successfully treated with Cytoxan and corticosteroids. In 1936 at the University of

Disabled man praying for kidney transplant  -  ‎Aug 2, 2009‎
Cleveland Daily BannerHe had to be air lifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville with a very rare disease called Wegener's Granulomatosis, a type of inflammation of the

Humor helped ease a difficult life's journey  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Albany Times UnionPreliminary results from an autopsy were inconclusive, but he had been diagnosed in 2003 with Wegener's granulomatosis, also known as vasculitis,

Home remedies worth a try  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
Buffalo NewsQ. I have a condition (Wegener's granulomatosis) that had made me miserable for years and stumped several doctors. The symptom that troubled me was like hot

Wegener's Granulomatosis presenting with an abscess in the parotid ...  -  Jan 23, 2009
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Wegener's Granulomatosis can occasionally involve other organs, but solitary parotid gland disease is uncommon; patients generally also have systemic

A diagnostic dilemma: a case report  -  Jan 29, 2009
7thSpace Interactive (press release),...year old lady presented with acute bilateral foot drop and paraesthesia of her lower limbs as a presenting feature of Wegener's Granulomatosis (WG).

Teen's death puts spotlight on rare disease  -  Jan 16, 2009
Waterloo Record,When Donna Wall was diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis a dozen years ago, few friends of the Cambridge woman or even doctors knew much about the

HHR chairman has rare disease  -  29 Dec 2008
Charleston Gazette,It didn't take long for Howard to deliver a diagnosis: Perdue had Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare vascular disease that attacks a person's blood vessels,

Limited Wegener's granulomatosis presenting as lung nodules in a ...  -  Dec 23, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Wegener's granulomatosis can develop in an established case of rheumatoid arthritis and this association although previously reported is very rare.

Methotrexate and Azathioprine Equivalent for Vasculitis Maintenance  -  Dec 26, 2008
MedPage Today,26 -- For patients with Wegener's granulomatosis or microscopic polyangiitis, methotrexate and azathioprine have similar toxicity and efficacy as a

Azathioprine or Methotrexate Maintenance for ANCA-Associated ...  -  Dec 24, 2008
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription),Methods In this prospective, open-label, multicenter trial, we randomly assigned patients with Wegener's granulomatosis or microscopic polyangiitis who

Maintenance Drugs Similarly Safe for Vasculitides Azathioprine ...  -  Dec 25, 2008
Modern Medicine,25 (HealthDay News) -- In patients with systemic vasculitides such as Wegener's granulomatosis, azathioprine or methotrexate appear to be similarly safe in

Dynavax ends deal with Merck for Hepatitis B vaccine  -  Dec 19, 2008
ReutersIn March, Heplisav trial was placed on hold after a patient receiving the vaccine was preliminarily diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis, a disease in

Quade eager to rejoin flock  -  Dec 21, 2008
Goulburn Post,Overall it took six weeks to diagnose the 32-year-old, with Wegener's Granulomatosis, a form of vasculitis that attacks the lung and kidneys.

Merck, Dynavax halt partnership over hepatitis B vaccine  -  Dec 22, 2008
SmartBrief,Dynavax said it will review regulatory alternatives for the vaccine, after it was linked to a case of Wegener's granulomatosis during clinical testing.

Eagles' Hudgins makes progress while battling rare disease  -  Sep 18, 2008
Rock Hill Herald,By Karl Lyles · klyles@heraldonline.com Winthrop runner Brandon Hudgins, shown in this 2006 file photo, is fighting Wegener's granulomatosis but has

A Shared Love and Devotion: Bill O’Meara honors his wife in Old Lyme  -  Sep 19, 2008
TheDay,An active businesswoman, volunteer and mother of eight, Deborah O’Meara was struck down by the rare disease of Wegener's granulomatosis on December 11,

Walk funds vasculitis research  -  Sep 16, 2008
Newnan Times-Herald,Newnan native Keesha Vessell died in January 2006 from complications of Wegener's Granulomatosis. She was hospitalized for five months before her death.

Spartans rally for critically ill teammate  -  Oct 2, 2008
London Free Press,...who's in University Hospital in critical condition with Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disease that attacks the respiratory system, among others.

Walking for a cure  -  Sep 23, 2008
Edison Sentinel,Edison Mayor Jun Choi expresses his sentiments to De- Sarno about her son, Anthony, who died in March 2005 at the age of 17 from Wegener's granulomatosis.

My job: 'There's a gap for truly local radio'  -  Sep 12, 2008
The Surrey Herald,The one thing that did knock me back was a serious illness I had, called Wegener's granulomatosis vasculitis. Basically the body's immune system goes wrong

Faith, family keep her going  -  Oct 3, 2008
Arizona Daily Star,The diagnosis was Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare autoimmune disorder that shut down her kidneys. Imelda began hemodialysis after a shunt — a passageway

OHL hit by power shortage  -  Sep 24, 2008
London Free Press,LYALL THE LEADER: Back in 2004, doctors told Matt Lyall his hockey days were done after being diagnosed with Wegener's Granulomatosis, an obscure disorder

Health Winners & Losers: Vertex  -  Sep 18, 2008
TheStreet.comIn its response, Dynavax confirmed that one of the 1819 subjects who received the drug in a trial was diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis,

Other News To Note  -  Sep 18, 2008
TMCnet...hold was placed on Heplisav in March, after a patient in the study began showing symptoms of vasculitis, also known as Wegener's granulomatosis.

Around town...  -  Sep 11, 2008
Newnan Times-Herald,Included is Wegener's Granulomatosis, the illness that caused Keesha Vessell's death in January 2006. This walk is held each year in her memory.

Robert Hirschtick, MD  -  Sep 9, 2008
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),The mention of Wegener's granulomatosis in morning report was invariably met with approving nods. Alas, eponyms today are considered passé and there has

My hero to the end . . .  -  Jul 15, 2008
Glasgow Evening Times,Lindsay Irvine, 31, said John died suddenly but peacefully at their home in Kirkintilloch from auto-immune disease Wegener's Granulomatosis.

Mobile's Rusty Powell is driven  -  Jul 11, 2008
Press-Register - al.com,Powell has Wegener's granulomatosis, a potentially fatal illness with a cure as elusive as its cause. The inflammation associated with the disease damages

Thanks for all your messages  -  Jul 18, 2008
Glasgow Evening Times,Lindsay Irvine, whose husband John died last week from the auto-immune disease Wegener's Granulomatosis, has been touched by the comments from across

I can't believe they fined me  -  Jul 4, 2008
ic Solihull.co.uk,The West Midlands Police financial assistant suffers from Wegener's granulomatosis, a life-threatening illness that affects the lungs, kidneys and other

CpG oligodeoxynucleotide stimulates production of anti-neutrophil ...  -  Jul 14, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis are life-threatening systemic necrotizing vasculitides of unknown aetiology.

A festive Fourth for Haapanens  -  Jul 4, 2008
Stockton Record,She earned master's and doctorate degrees while tending to the many needs of her husband, who died in 2006 after a long battle with Wegener's granulomatosis

Ex-Lancer savors journey for shot at Beijing  -  Jul 3, 2008
Stockton Record,Haapanen's father, Dennis, died in May 2006 following a long battle with Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disease that affects the lungs, kidneys and other

Michelmores Medical Negligence News  -  Jul 4, 2008
Michelmores Medical Negligence (press release),...clinical negligence solicitor at Michelmores LLP has dealt with several cases involving a rare vascular disease known as Wegener's granulomatosis (WG).

Dynavax to drop allergy program that failed test  -  May 16, 2008
Bizjournals.com,One patient developed Wegener's granulomatosis, a disease that inflames the blood vessels. Dina previously ran Chiron Corp.'s vaccine division for 10 years.

Future of Globe Protect on Council agenda  -  May 19, 2008
Ridgecrest Daily Independent,...two men planning a kayak voyage of California's coast to bring attention to Wegener's granulomatosis - inflammation in blood vessels.

Hope for the Hoopers  -  May 17, 2008
Laconia Citizen,...doctors at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center finally diagnosed him with a rare autoimmune disease called Wegener's Granulomatosis disease.

Brittany McGrath  -  Apr 24, 2008
The Free Lance-Star,Brittany McGrath left this world from Charlottesville Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at the age of 22 after a six-year battle with Wegener's granulomatosis.

Reader cures cramps with B-6  -  May 5, 2008
Northern Daily News,These symptoms are common in Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disorder that involves vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels).

Angler hangs onto bass dreams through rare illness  -  Apr 26, 2008
Austin American-Statesman,Cosner and his family didn't know what Wegener's granulomatosis was two years ago. Why should they? Many doctors don't know about it either,

Dog lovers rave about Listerine remedy for hot spots  -  May 5, 2008
Bradenton Herald,I have a condition (Wegener's granulomatosis) that had made me miserable for years and stumped several doctors. The symptom that troubled me was like hot

The final indignity: Just why does our so-called civilised society ...  -  May 3, 2008
Daily Mail,She suffered from a rare chronic disease, called Wegener's granulomatosis, resulting in inflammation of the blood vessels. As she became more infirm,

Boost from Merck cuts Dynavax Technologies' Q1 loss  -  Apr 29, 2008
Washington Business Journal,One patient developed Wegener's granulomatosis, a disease that inflames the blood vessels. Dynavax, led by CEO Dino Dina, who ran Chiron Corp.

Dynavax, Merck: FDA Puts Clinical Hold On HEPLISAV Vaccine  -  Mar 17, 2008
CNNMoney.comThe subject was preliminary diagnosed as having Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disease in which the blood vessels are inflamed. All subjects in the phase

FDA suspends Dynavax vaccine test  -  Mar 17, 2008
Bizjournals.com,One patient developed Wegener's granulomatosis, a disease that inflames the blood vessels. The diagnosis is a preliminary one, the company said.

Dynavax, Merck: FDA puts clinical hold on investigational ...  -  Mar 17, 2008
CNNMoney.comThe FDA's order comes after one subject who received Heplisav in a Phase III study was preliminarily diagnosed as having Wegener's granulomatosis,

FDA suspends Dynavax, Merck vaccine test  -  Mar 17, 2008
Bizjournals.com,...after a subject in a Phase 3 study was diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disease in which blood vessels are inflamed.

Bear Stearns, Lehman shares extend losses  -  Mar 17, 2008
MarketWatch...a Phase III clinical trial being conducted outside the US was found to have contracted a rare cardiovascular disease known as Wegener's granulomatosis.

UPDATE 1-Dynavax says FDA puts clinical hold on Hepatitis B drug  -  Mar 17, 2008
Reuters...after a patient receiving the vaccine was preliminarily diagnosed with Wegener's granulomatosis, a disease in which the blood vessels become inflamed.

Dynavax shares plunge 58 percent after halt of key clinical trials  -  Mar 18, 2008
Inside Bay Area,The move came after one of the subjects in the study outside the United States was diagnosed with an uncommon disease, called Wegener's granulomatosis,

Dynavax Technologies downgraded to "neutral"  -  Mar 18, 2008
newratings.com,The preliminary diagnosis suggests the likelihood of Wegener's granulomatosis, an inflammation of blood vessels walls, the analyst says.

Wind River Systems Advances In Pre-Market On News Of Soros ...  -  Mar 18, 2008
RTT News,...being conducted outside the US The subject was found to have contracted Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disease in which the blood vessels are inflamed.

Dynavax/Merck’s hep B vaccine trial placed on hold by US regulators  -  Mar 18, 2008
Pharma Times (subscription),...the vaccine in a Phase III study outside the US developed Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare condition characterised by inflammation of the blood vessels.

Kidney Transplant a Success  -  Mar 11, 2008
WTOC,She was diagnosed with a debilitating disease, called Wegener's Granulomatosis, that was causing her kidneys to fail. After being sick for so long,

Small Cap Stock Losers - IDGI, DVAX, And Winners  -  Mar 18, 2008
TransWorldNews (press release),The subject was preliminarily diagnosed as having Wegener's granulomatosis, an uncommon disease in which the blood vessels are inflamed.

Dynavax Gets Held Up  -  Mar 18, 2008
Motley FoolThe agency put the hold on the drug's development because one subject in the phase 3 trial was "preliminarily diagnosed" with Wegener's granulomatosis,

ALSO NOTED: Discount on Gardasil price; Allergy shares dip on ...  -  Mar 20, 2008
FierceBioResearcher,Report The FDA has put a clinical hold on a trial of Dynavax's hepatitis B vaccine after one of the patients contracted Wegener's granulomatosis,

Possible Vasculitis Case Halts Heplisav Trials, Dynavax Falls  -  Mar 18, 2008
BioWorld Online,B surface antigen, in the summer of 2007 and began showing symptoms of vasculitis, also known as Wegener's granulomatosis, in the last couple of months.

Options Update: Is Merck Bad Medicine for Options Players?  -  Mar 18, 2008
Schaeffers Research,This decision was made as safety concerns surfaced when a patient in a Phase III clinical trial contracted Wegener's granulomatosis (a rare cardiovascular

News from Amgen (AMGN), CNET Networks (CNET), General Motors (GM ...  -  Mar 18, 2008
Schaeffers Research,...was halted thanks to safety concerns after a patient in a Phase III clinical trial contracted a rare cardiovascular disease (Wegener's granulomatosis).

WHS student is one in a million  -  Mar 1, 2008
Wabash Plain Dealer,What makes Jacob so unique is the fact that he has Wegener's granulomatosis, which affects about one in every 30000 adults between the ages of 30 and 50.

Cheers and Jeers  -  Mar 1, 2008
Fort Worth Star Telegram,Cheers: To Lisa Clifton of Chick-fil-A on Rufe Snow Drive for providing refreshments for our Wegener's granulomatosis support meeting on Feb. 2.

Vasculitis support group to meet at Mayo Clinic  -  Feb 19, 2008
AZ Central.com,Microscopic Polyanghtis, Polyanteritis Nodosa, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Rheumatoid Vasculitis, Takayasu's Arteritis and Wegener's Granulomatosis.

The practice giving disease a bad name  -  Jan 23, 2008
Sydney Morning Herald,Meanwhile, Matteson and others, including some of the tens of thousands of American patients who have Wegener's granulomatosis, are seeking a more

Drum roll, please:  -  Feb 14, 2008
OpEdNews,He could die of a terminal disease like Wegener's Granulomatosis or be hit by lightning or eaten by a shark – or all three. The opportunity presents itself

My kingdom for a kidney  -  Feb 17, 2008
St. John's Telegram,Upon being admitted to hospital, I was finally tagged with a rare autoimmune condition called Wegener's granulomatosis. The diagnosis came too late,

Weingarten: Sick humor  -  Feb 2, 2008
Daily Camera,The sniffles can be the presenting symptom of Wegener's granulomatosis, which can make your nose collapse like a rotted jack-o'-lantern.

Tales of doing good reveal the satisfaction of helping others  -  Dec 24, 2007
Albuquerque Tribune,The 10-year-old fourth-grader has Wegener's granulomatosis, a potentially fatal disease that inflames blood vessels and can damage organs,

Treatment of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis  -  Dec 18, 2007
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),Merkel PA, Lo GH, Holbrook JT; et al, Wegener's Granulomatosis Etanercept Trial Research Group. High incidence of venous thrombotic events among patients

Treatment of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis  -  Dec 18, 2007
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),Refractory Wegener's granulomatosis: a model for shorter immunotherapy of autoimmune diseases. JR Coll Physicians Lond. 1998;32(5):473-478. ISI | PUBMED 5.

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